Comedian Mr Macaroni and 39 other protesters who were arrested at the Lekki Toll Gate, on Saturday, February 13, have been granted bail, The Nation reports.
Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, announced this in a statement on Saturday evening, February 13.
“The command has arrested 40 suspects at Lekki Toll Gate plaza, Lagos State, on Saturday 13th February, 2021, for conspiracy, conduct likely to cause breach of peace and violation of COVID-19 protocols.
The suspects had gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate plaza creating tension and behaving in such a manner that could cause breach of public peace without due regard for COVID-19 protocols major of which are use of nose masks and social distancing.
The command has, however, arraigned the suspects today to the mobile court at Panti, Yaba accordingly but were however granted bail by the court. They will appear in court on the next date of adjournment, 2nd March, 2021, with the certificate of COVID-19 test.”
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